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Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
on secretary clinton's recent testimony before congress, it is clear that the state department and the department of defense are already consulting on this review. the secretary of state's accountability review board focused on the need to ensure the state department puts greater focus on high-risk, high-threat posts as well as posts where the host nation, despite having the will to protect diplomatic facilities, does not have the capacity to protect them. in some cases, these posts are located in countries where the department of defense and the state department have assistance programs with similar objectives. these are perhaps areas where the two departments can explore whether additional collaboration is appropriate. during secretary of state clinton's recent testimony before congress, the emphasized the importance of properly resourcing u.s. africa command, afrikom reached full operational capability less than five years ago, and has been in what's called an economy of force effort to date. the events of last september race questions about the adequacy of resourcing with r
Jan 31, 2013 8:00pm EST
certainly have seen since. >> now secretary of state hillary clinton on the u.s. role in the world. she's at the council of foreign relations today for now and will meet with president from the white house tomorrow, her last day as secretary. her successor senator john kerry will be at the state department monday for a welcoming ceremony. [inaudible conversations] [applause] [applause] >> please take your seats. good afternoon and on behalf of bob rubin, carla he'll who is with us today, the entire board of directors and their members can't i want to welcoming you to the council on foreign relations and i'm richard haas president of cfr. are those of you who don't know who we are, we are an independent nonpartisan membership organization of think-tank and a publisher and we are dedicated to improving the understanding of the world of the foreign-policy choices facing this country. and today we are continuing what we have come to call secretary of state week here in the council. on tuesday night we were fortunate to hear from george shultz, who served as secretary of state for some six a
Feb 4, 2013 8:30pm EST
season for years, he organized the following lunch. ed koch, hillary clinton, and allen keiswetter. i have yet to receive a full report on any of those lunches. but it was so typically ed. you know, we were told not speak long. this is is not my speech. these are just the letters i got from ed when i was president. [laughter] i thought i'd tell you about them. he really weighed in when i was trying to pass the crime bill in 1995. he supported more police on the street, the limitation on the size of ammunition clips, the ban on assault weapons, and governor, you would be -- he would be proud of you today. but it was a little another section of the bill which provided more funds for young people in troubled neighborhoods to engage in positive activities and things for kids to say yes to. and then he wrote me a bunch of letters over a period of three years basically saying i hadn't done enough on that. one letter coauthored with distinguished african-american professor, charles, another and al sharpton and ed koch saying that it was imperative we give young people who had gotten in troub
Feb 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
on science and technology during the bush and clinton administrations. both dr. vest and dr. jackson were also distinguished members of the panel that -- the 2005 national academy study rising above the gathering storm. it recommended ways to keep america economic economically prosperous. before i recognize mr. temple ton. i want to call attention to members on the desk they should have -- a politico written by two of our witnesses today. and which is worth reading. it's called "critical role in innovation" and by richard and shirley ann jackson. and mr. templeton, we'll begin with you. >> i want to thank chairman smith, ranking johnson and the members of the committee for convening the hearing so early in the new congress such an important topic. i'm honored to be here today with dr. jackson and dr. vest well known innovators and great insight in to policy. over the last fifty years scientific and technological innovation has been responsible for as much as half of the economic growth. the united states has been a clear net global winning during the time. there a number of factors that c
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